The Attorney-Client Privilege is Not Dead – But it Does Have its Limits CLE via Zoom 6/24/2020

NOTICE OF CLE PROGRAM

The NDNY-FCBA’s CLE Committee Presents

 The Attorney-Client Privilege is Not Dead – But it Does Have its Limits

 Wednesday, June 24, 2020

 9:00 am – 10:15 pm (By Zoom)

 Because of COVID-19 related restrictions, this CLE will be offered in a virtual setting, via Zoom. To register for this CLE webinar, click the link provided to receive a link to log in.

This program is intended to discuss the scope of the attorney-client and attorney work product privileges as they apply to practitioners in the federal and state courts in New York.  In addition to the legal principles and standards applicable to the attorney-client privilege the presenters will discuss the use of and types of privilege logs, and two of our Northern District Magistrate Judges will address how they handle disputes over privileged documents that are withheld from disclosure over the objection of another party.

Presenters:

 Hon. David E. Peebles
United States Magistrate Judge, Northern District of New York

 Hon. Andrew T. Baxter
United States Magistrate Judge, Northern District of New York

 Jonathan B. Fellows, Esq.
Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC

 Liza R. Magley, Esq.
Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC

 

Agenda:

9:00 am – 9:03 am:         Introduction of Panelists and Brief Overview of CLE Program (Liza Magley)

9:03 am -9:10 am:           Newsworthy Attorney-Client Privilege Issue (Liza Magley)

9:10 am – 9:40 am:         Legal Bases for the Attorney-Client and Attorney Work Product Privileges (Jonathan B. Fellows)

9:40 am – 9:50 am:         Privilege Logs (Liza Magley)

9:50  am – 10:15 am:      Discussion with Magistrate Judges Peebles and Baxter about the Court’s Evaluation of the Privilege in Discovery Disputes

The Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education in the State of New York.

Attorney-Client Privilege has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 hours of ethics CLE credit.

A code will be provided at a particular point in the program, which can be used to claim CLE credit for participation in the webinar.

 This program is appropriate for newly admitted and experienced attorneys.

This is a single program.  No partial credit will be awarded.

This program is complimentary to all Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association Members.

R.S.V.P. for CLE by Friday, June 19, 2020

Attorney Client Privilege CLE Announcement